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>> we're shut down this morning in between lancaster avenue right around route 30 to the schuylkill expressway near conshohocken. so you can see what's behind me right now. a few vehicles just left the scene. they are making some improvements here on the blue route northbound. in our camera, it's the blue route around county line road. it's shutting down the northbound side completely. the good news is the traffic that was stuck past the point where before they shut it down and diverted traffic off. all of that traffic was allowed to go back down the southbound side and get off the highway. we are seeing that improve there. there's no backup sitting behind it. it's just a diversion off of route 30. take the westbound side of that, you'll make a left when you get off here, take king of prussia road in here and that turns into matsonford road. big delays behind that on the blue route and more updates for the rest of the morning when i'm back in ten minutes. >> that crash along the blue
route turned the highway that a parking lot overnight. >> this video from skyforce 10 shows miles and miles of drivers stuck in their vehicles. nbc 10's pamela osborne is live along the blue route. we're looking for good news here. >> yes, vai, this accident happened just after 11:30 but take a look. you can see police doing their accident investigation down there right now and because of that, the northbound lanes of 476 in radnor heading into lower merion are still closed. you're looking at video now from skyforce 10. this is of the accident. you can see first responders looking beneath the front end of that big rig. there's actually a car that's underneath the front of that tractor-trailer. it's almost unrecognizable. we know one person was taken to the hospital with medevac. they were taken to penn presbyterian hospital. we counted at least five vehicles involved in this accident, including a second tractor-trailer. there was a huge backup as you
mentioned as a result. that jam is now cleared. but it was a slowç process. police had drivers back up one by one and go southbound in the northbound lanes to get off at exit 13 to clear the northbound lanes, we'll be checking in with state police to see if there were any other injuries as a result of this crash. and to get a better idea of when this stretch of road will be open for all of you who travel this this morning. reporting live, i'm pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. >> pam, thank you. new this morning, this water main break in kingsessing will mean no water for people who live nearby. the water isn't gushing anymore but a portion of greenway avenue remains closed. the water department planned to turn off the water service at 8:00 this morning for about eight hours to fix the main that caused the problem. new details in the slashing death of a woman in delaware county. >> yeadon police gave us video showing the man they are calling
a person of intravolta in the case. new video you'll want to see. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in our digital operations center with that video. matt? >> right, tracy and vai. we did get a couple surveillance photos last night but we're seeing this person of interest on video. yeadon police have been waiting for this man to turn himself in. they wanted to get this video out to the public right away. the man on the video, police say, is mark epps, the estranged girlfriend of the murder victim, 32-year-old satasha gibson. now, gibson's body was found outside a home on the 600 block of bailey road. investigators followed a mile and a half long blood trail from the scene. that was into the city. and police say that is most definitely the blood of whomever committed the murder. they found a bloody steak knife in a storm drain, believed to be the murder weapon.
gibson's family told detectives she was scared of epps while his mom told us any inclination that he is responsible is ridiculous. >> just recently in the last month, she was fearful for her safety because of this individual. >> he has not seen this girl. for eight, nine months. he has not been there, no. >> and mark epps, again, is a person of interest. yeadon police want to talk with him. he was expected to turn himself in last night but as of now, he has not. live in the digital operations center, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> 4:34. 65 degrees outside. right now, things are peaceful in charlotte, north carolina, where protesters march through the street despite a midnight curfew. demonstrators briefly chanted. despite the curfew police had said they would not arrest people who were out protesting peacefully. demonstrators had upset over the
shooting of an african-american man there, demanding transparency into the police investigation. >> this is a civil rights movement. the national guard has been called in. >> keith lamont scott had a gun when officers shot him, police say. his family who saw the video of the shooting says scott was carry a book. lawyers for the family say it is impossible to disconcern from the videos what, if anything, mr. scott, is holding in his hands. when he was shot and killed, mr. scott's hands were by his side and he was slowly walking backwards. the white police officer charged in the shooting death of anç african-american man in tulsa, oklahoma, is free on bonn. betty shelby is charged with first degree manslaughter. terence crutcher was seen walking away from shelby with his hands up in the air. >> nothing will bring back our
father, our son, our brother, our nephew, our cousin. our goal now as a family is to ensure that this never happens to another innocent citizen. >> officer shelby could face a minimum of four years in prison. happening today, arizona senator john mccain will attend a rally for pennsylvania senator pat toomey at the vfw post in folsom, delaware county. toomey is running for re-election against democrat katie mcginty. 4:36. the president of a group representing hundreds of african-american police officers in philadelphia says she can't believe the fop would endorse donald trump. >> to me it was shocking. when i heard it, i thought somebody was punking me and playing a joke. the fraternal order of police has a diverse membership. trump is not speaking kind of the diverse cultures in this country. he's the worst representative you can deal with. >> the philadelphia fop followed a national organization in
supporting trump. the guardian civic league says it wishes the fop would not have endorsed anyone at all. 4:36. speaking of trump, he addressed an audience of thousands in delaware county. >> ahead, hear what he says is to blame for violent protests against police. plus, betting on bigger dig. ahead, hear what the sands casino in the lehigh valley is planning to do to accommodate more gamblers and visitors. a pleasant start for the first morning of autumn. your neighborhood forecast, just ahead. i'm really good at war. i love war in a certain way.
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that accident scene on the northbound side. it is closed down between villanova and conshohocken. access to the schuylkill expressway might be tricky this morning. now all of the backup that was behind the scene has been diverted off and allowed to go to the blue route on the southbound side and get out of the way. all the rest of the traffic is being diverted off right now before they get to the scene around route 30, lancaster avenue. that's right in here. when you come off, you're trying to access northbound side and get towards the schuylkill expressway. you can get off on route 30 westbound, take king of prussia road, hop on to matsonford road and get back to the schuylkill expressway that way. i'll have more updates for you, of course, when i'm back in ten minutes. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> 20 minutes before 5:00. it's a school start. here we go. that's going to be a beautiful day today. boathouse row is all lit up. the sun will be brightening skies and warming us up to summer-like levels this afternoon. upper 80s today. more than ten degrees above normal.
now we're getting a cool start. 65 degrees. we'd normally be in the 50s this hour this time of year. no sign of that in the city. 73 degrees at 10:00. 80s by noontime today and sunny skies through this afternoon. brilliant sunshine for the suburbs. a little cool right now. they're in the 50s. low 70s by later this morning and then it's into the 80s this afternoon. like yesterday, the humidity will stay low. skies will be clear also in the lehigh valley, starting off nice and clear. watching for 134 fog, that's even less likely this morning as there's drier air in place. 56 degrees currently in the lehigh valley. you might see a spot or two in a few isolated areas. then it's sunshine. look at the warmup for the lehigh valley. 85 degrees at 2:00 and then 86 degrees, that's at 4:00 this afternoon. and sunny skies for new jersey, too, a few scattered clouds right now. those will thin out. look at the bright sunshine on through this afternoon. at the shore, sunny skies and the winds will be lighter today. they'll be coming out of the south. a warmup into the upper 70s this
afternoon. we're looking at 60s to start with at the shore. then those winds will be on the light side for delaware, too. sunshine to start with from the 50s into the 60s, through the 70s and then in the 80s this afternoon. humidity stays low for delaware, too. we do have sunny skies and clear skies for today. there's some clouds on the way for the beginning of our weekend. i'll take a look at what that means when i come back in just a few minutes. >> bill, thank you. investigators have a new clue in the ongoing new york and new jersey bombing investigation. >> this video allegedly shows a the prime suspect leaving a suitcase on a new york city street. an old bridge is creating new problems. straight ahead, hear how efforts to upgrade this 85-year-old span is leaving businesses high and dry.ç i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
dumping luggage allegedly containing a bomb and right after people are fiddling with it and kicking the explosive device over the next hour. this is surveillance video from saturday. you can see ahmad rahami roll the suitcase and leave it. they leave it and then they take the suitcase. time goes by and so do dozens of people. one of them actually kicks it. finally a woman notices the object, turns around and goes back for a closer look and then calls police. meanwhile, this morning, there are questions about whether authorities missed read flags about rahami. he made two trips to pakistan since 2011 including one to an area considered high-risk for taliban activity. and a neighbor heard his father call him a terrorist but said he didn't mean it. by the summer, rahami was buying citric as said, circuit boards, electric igniters and ball
bearings. 4:45. 55 degrees outside. now to decision 2016, donald trump is taking a break from the campaign trail today after a visit to delaware county. legendary basketball coach bobby knight introduced trump to a crowd in chester township last night. the republican presidential nominee promised to make america safe again, blaming the recent unrest in charlotte on critics of the police.ç >> we must work our police, not against our police. our men and women in blue also need our support, our thanks and gratitude. >> at a rally, nbc 10's lauren mayk spoke with trump's son, eric, about reports that his father's charitable foundation used $250,000 to settle legal issues involving his business it's. >> he gave money to veterans charities. he gave money to lots of different charities that's not for a business interest. >> no, it didn't? >> i'm saying no, it didn't. it went to great charity.
>> the trump campaign put out a statement saying there was not and could not be any intent or motive for the trump foundation to make improper payments. democratic nominee hillary clinton is showing her funny side. she sat down with zach galifianakis for "between two ferns." >> when he's elected president and kid rock becomes secretary of state, are you going to move. >> i'll stay in the united states. >> what would you try to -- >> i'll try to prevent him from destroying the use. >> you're going to lead the civil war? >> i wouldn't take up arms. i think that might be a little extreme. >> galifianakis mentioned clinton's e-mail scandal. clinton joked she regretted doing the interview. crews are preparing the hall at hofstra university in new york for the first presidential debate. lester holt will moderate the debate, expected to draw one of
the biggest tv audiences in years. and nbc 10 will carry the debate live monday night at 9:00. before that, join nbc 10's decision 2016 feed of the xfinity live, the sports complex in south philadelphia. part of the live audience or watch us live on tv at 7:00 p.m. it's all about what you want to hear the candidates say during the debate. we're following breaking traffic news. the blue route northbound shut down between villanova and conshohocken. it has been since like 11:30 last night. >> jessica boyington brings us up to speed. >> it was much more of a mess for drivers last night as it originally happened. approaching that scene, all that traffic was blocked off and they were sitting still pretty much. they eventually allowed the traffic on the southbound side from the northbound side, get off on the southbound side, turn around. it still is closed in between villanova and conshohocken. they're diverting traffic off to pass this accident scene. we're looking at this around
county line road, our camera looking directly at the scene. the scene sim prove iis improvi. no traffic moving by the northbound side. they are diverting off. everyone around exit 13, lancaster avenue, route 30. that's right down in here. what you want to do is get off, make a left, take it the westbound side of route 30. you're going to take yourself after you get to the westbound side, take yourself to king of prussia road, matsonford road, make a right and that will take you back up towards the schuylkill expressway area. you'll sit in delays because of all those cars trying to get to the northbound blue route. you'll still see delays but at least you won't be sitting completely still. i'll have alternates. we'll keep you updated on the blue route. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> just about tenç minutes befe
5:00. a pleasant day ahead. it is going to be a warm day. we're getting a cool start right now. clear skies in the suburbs. exton is 55 degrees. unionville down to 52 degrees this morning. look at the low 50s for north wales and bedminster, ft. washington. gl gladwynn is 57 degrees. bright sunshine, not a lot of humidity. we'll be getting close to 90 degrees today in philadelphia. sunshine, upper 80s for doylestown, a high of 88 degrees. look at the sunny skies for kutztown, allentown and easton with high temperatures well into the 80s today. new jersey you're on that same path. trenton 87 degrees, the high temperature. mostly sunny to partly sunny skies in hammonton. high of 86 degrees and even hitting 80 degrees at ocean city. atlantic city and cape may will be upper 70s today. and warm temperatures for wilmington, 86 the high temperature, up to 85 for smyrna and rehoboth beach into the low 80s today with more sunshine
than you saw yesterday. we are watching, skies are clear right now. there are clouds off to the north and west. these clouds are going to be moving in tonight and be with us to start the weekend. they will move through the area and we'll wind up with lots of sunshine. clouds receding this morning at the shore. the futurecast, hour by hour, shows the clouds for tonight coming in overnight tonight and as they move into the area, there's a slight chance of an isolated shower. the suburbs in the lehigh valley. most of these clouds will pass through the area dry. we'll start the day tomorrow morning. the clouds linger into the morning hours for delaware and south jersey, then clearing out nicely during the day tomorrow. we're seeing sunshine for the rest of the weekend. look at the temperatures for the upper 80s, 70s for the entire area tomorrow. low 70s at the shore, middle 70s for philadelphia, the suburbs, lehigh valley and delaware. cooler on sunday morning. 60s for high temperatures for
the suburbs, the lehigh valley and the shore. just barely into the 70s for the rest of the area. it's a cool first weekend of autumn. it's more cool weather on the way today after we get to near 90 degrees this afternoon. 75 tomorrow with sunshine and a few clouds in the morning. those clouds will be clearing out during the day and we will see bright sunshine on sunday. look at the cool morning. 50 degrees on sunday morning. down to 49 monday morning, even chillier in the suburbs, low 40s are possible, then 73 degrees monday afternoon with partly sunny skies. the clouds increasing on tuesday. here's our chance of showers. it comes into the area on wednesday with a high of 75. the clouds will be breaking on thursday. but we will stay in the 70s. for thursday, friday, saturday and sunday. >> all right, bill. 4:52. looks like a beautiful day to christen the new building. happening today, the 76ers will cut the ribbon to open its new training facility in camden.
it's located at south front street and harbor boulevard. i got a chance to tour the facility earlier this year. the sixers facility feet yours two regulation sized basketball courts with be a spacious locker room and wellness rooms and even a player restaurant. seven minutes before 5:00. a philadelphia business leader is being honored for her dedication to entrepreneurs and the community. karen buckholtz was presented with the innovator's award. comcast is nbc 10's parent coep@ny. this morning we're taking you back to the lehigh valley in the '80s. >> the middle of tough economic times in the area, a local radio station made international headlines for a contest involving a billboard in allentown. all new on "nbc 10 news today" at 5:00, we'll tell you about the new documentary of the three men who lived on the
billboard for more than nine months and how the contest became a sign of the times. ♪ happy birthday to betty ♪ happy birthday to you >> oh, thank you so much. >> more than a monumental birthday indeed. next, hear how this park ranger will celebrate by reliving her shared history. after a close vote, the when -- the winner of our high school game of the week, bonner-prendie at cardinal o'hara, they came out with 49% of the vote. be sure to catch all the highlights on nbc 10 news at 11:00. third president? male teacher: and the largest planet? someone we haven't heard from. female teacher: anyone else?
good morning, everyone. jessica boyington with breaking traffic news of the morning. we're starting off on the blue route on the northbound side. where we're shut down still as we have been since about midnight or so. again, we'll have alternates all morning. as soon as this becomes open again we'll let you know. for now what you know, it's shut
down northbound. these are our cameras around county line road. it's closed between villanova and the schuylkill expressway. they're diverting all traffic off around exit 13.ç updates at 5:00. an old bridge is causing new problems in new castle county. people use the fifth street bridge overroute 9 to get in and out of delaware city. the army corps of engineers is rebuilding that bridge. some businesses like this crab house are cut off from customers who work just across the bridge. they'd have to go 13 miles out of their way. >> he get through traffic. bikers coming through. they can't get past us. they'll calling asking how to get here. >> the work to rebuild the 85-year-old bridge is expected to last until february. a few minutes before 5:00 a.m. a casino in the lehigh valley is planning a major expansion. the sands casino in bethlehem recently submitted permit applications to the city. nbc 10 reviewed those plans. they call for a two-story
expansion with new slot machines, restaurants and a new poker room with at least 35 new tables. sands bethlehem opened in 2009 bringing people from across the region to the lehigh valley. >> pennsylvania has seen a lot of success with these. the sands is the most successful casino in pennsylvania. i think the success of the casino is what's spurring this talk of expansion. >> the sands isn't commenting and the expansion has not yet been approved. >> she's america's oldest park ranger. >> this is pretty cool. she's celebrating her 95th birthday at this weekend's opening of the national museum of african-american history. take a look. . ♪ happy birthday to betty ♪ happy birthday to you >> oh, thank you so much. >> that is betty. she became a park ranger ten years ago at the age of 85. she's been in washington wug this week sharing her life history with school children, telling them about living through world war ii and the jim
crowe era. she's surprised by the opening of a museum dedicated to the african-american experience. >> i don't think there's lots of things we could have anticipated. i don't think we could have ever anticipated an african-american presidency. >> betty says she will be front and center when the new museum is dedicated tomorrow. >> how great to get a history lesson from a woman like that. >> 59 years. it's amazing the period in which she lived, the horse and buggy, she saw cars and the jet plane. >> i could probably sit and listen to her for hours. >> she saw a lot. now for more on the stories we're following on "nbc 10 news today" at 5:00 a.m. >> part of the interstate is shut down on the blue route after a multicars crash causes a miles long backup. no water all day. that's what a neighborhood in philadelphia will be dealing with this morning after this water main break. and a deadly slashing investigation into delaware county and philadelphia. this morning, we have new video of the man police are looking to
question after a woman was found dead. nbc 10 news starts now. >> 5:00 a.m. on the nose. it's friday. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm vai sikahema. a cool start to autumn. let's begin with meteorologist bill henley with the nbc 10 first alert weather. hey, bill. >> most of the area in the 50s and still falling. skies are mostly clear for the lehigh valley and delaware. live view from frawley stadium. see the lights are on in the city. the temperatures will be climbing from the 50s into the 70s later this morning and a light northwesterly wind. that's dry air coming in. even though it will be a quick warmup today, we'll feel low humidity. 67 right now in philadelphia. a few scattered2clouds overhea, mainly sunshine and 62 degrees at 7:00. then low 70s at 10:00. too cool for you? hold on. it is the first day of autumn, full day. 88 degrees, the high temperature in philadelphia. upper 80s for the suburbs, for ne